St. Thomas will celebrate Steve Fritz Bobblehead Day on Saturday, Jan. 14, at a home basketball doubleheader with Concordia College. Fritz bobbleheads will be sold during the 1 p.m. women’s game and the 3 p.m. men’s game in Schoenecker Arena, and will be available beginning Jan. 16 in the Tommie Shop in the Anderson Student Center.
In the midst of Tommie Football's quest for the NCAA Division III national title, four of the players vied for the prestigious Hult Prize, a social entrepreneurship competition with $1 million in seed money on the line. The team won the St. Thomas competition and competed in the global regional competition in March in San Francisco.
A celebration to honor the St. Thomas men’s basketball team, four track and field runners, and a swimmer, all of whom are NCAA Division III champions, will be Thursday, March 31, at noon in Schoenecker Arena.
A pep fest will be held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday in John P. Monahan Plaza to put all Tommies in the proper mood for Saturday’s St. Thomas-Saint John’s football showdown and a national television pre-game broadcast.
Nancy Zingale, a retired St. Thomas political science professor, has been involved in educational and cultural exchanges between St. Thomas and Cuba since 1999. She was in Havana when President Barack Obama announced a significant change to U.S.-Cuban relations last December.